About the Authors

Ana Roberta Fusco da Costa, Maria Luiza Lopes, Jeann Ricardo da Costa Bahia, Emilyn Costa Conceição, Karla Valéria Batista Lima
Bacteriology and Mycology Section, Evandro Chagas Institute, Ananindeua, Para, Brazil

Joseph O. Falkinham III
Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Adriana Rodrigues Barretto
João de Barros Barreto University Hospital, Federal University of Para, Belem, Para, Brazil

João Soares Felicio, Lúcia Helena Messias Sales
Department of Integrative Medicine, Federal University of Para, Belem, Para, Brazil

Corresponding Author

robertafusco@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ARFdC JOF. Performed the experiments: ARFdC JRdCB MLL ECC. Analyzed the data: ARFdC JOF ARB JSF LHMS KVBL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ARFdC MLL KVBL. Wrote the paper: ARFdC JOF ARB.